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Sep
02
Smoking and Dental Implants do not mix
E-Cigarettes Vs. Regular Cigarettes and Dental Implants
Posted by FastNewSmile®

It is said that using e-cigarettes or “vaping” is healthier and safer in comparison to smoking tobacco cigarettes. While e-cigarettes may not contain the other 4,000 chemicals that are in the tobacco of regular cigarettes, there are still drawbacks when it comes to dental implants. Like regular cigarettes, e-cigarettes can still contain nicotine depending on […]

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Sep
02
HIV and Dental Implants
Posted by FastNewSmile®

If you have HIV and are concerned about getting dental implants, here is some helpful information. A minimum CD4 count of 200 cells/cc3 is required to get implants; but it is recommended that patients have a CD4 count of 400 cells/cc3 or higher with a low viral load when considering teeth implants. Patients with CD4 […]

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Sep
02
FastNewSmile® Vs. the All-on-4 Procedure
Posted by FastNewSmile®

Often times we get asked if the FastNewSmile® and the All-on-4 procedure are the same. The FastNewSmile® is a technique Dr. Almasri uses to give patients same-day teeth utilizing the All-on-4 concept and improving it. If a patient’s bone quality isn’t as strong as it needs to be for the All-on-4 procedure we can do […]

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Sep
02
Diabetes and Dental Implants
Posted by FastNewSmile®

We have had several patients concerned about getting dental implants done because they have diabetes. High blood sugar can affect all aspects of a person’s body. Many times patients that come in and want dental implants need them because they have tooth decay or advanced gum disease due to lack of brushing and/or flossing. Because […]

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Sep
02
Case Scenario 3
Posted by FastNewSmile®

Have you ever wondered if there was an age limit to get dental implants? This case will discuss how younger patients can also benefit from dental implants. Sometimes it’s hard for younger patients to accept the fact they need dentures due to missing or broken teeth from car accidents, periodontal disease, or genetics. No matter […]

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